Meet Your Instructor
Lelund Durond Thompson is an actor, acting coach, photographer, writer and director based in Los Angeles, California. After receiving his MFA from the CASE/Cleveland Play House, Lelund started his career in New York, performing off-Broadway and in theaters and venues like Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Actors Theatre of Louisville and the Sons d'Hiver Festival in Paris. In 2014, Lelund founded Lelund Durond Studios, attracting prominent clients/projects like Diane Guerrero and Joivan Wade ("Doom Patrol," HBO Max), Radha Blank (Sundance 2019 Directing Award Winner for "The Forty-Year-Old Version") and "Respect," the upcoming MGM feature film featuring clients, Jennifer Hudson and Marlon Wayans. When he is not coaching, Lelund can be found writing a new musical, "WILDFLOWER," being developed by National Black Theater.